Drove down Friday night and camped at Lava Beds
Home sweet home - back of my Subaru
Evening in Lava Beds
On Saturday I drove into Lassen and hiked Brokeoff Mountain. Lots of flowers on the trail!
Brokeoff Mountain Trail
Mt Lassen from near Brokeoff Summit
Mt Shasta from the Brokeoff Summit
Mt Lassen from Brokeoff Summit
Shasta from Brokeoff Summit
Sunday morning I decided to hike mill Creek Falls from the walk-in campground where I stayed.
Mill Creek Falls trail
Start of Mt Lassen Trail
Still a bit of snow up here in late July
Do not cut trail, please.
Saw a herd of deer crossing the snow on the lower trail.
A few small snow crossings remain.
Trail switching back up the mountain.
Zoomer on the trail above - lots of people hiking the peak today.
Looking back down on Lake Helen
And across at Brokeoff.
New trail switching back up the mountain
At the top there is a nice interpretive display, or you can keep going to the summit proper.
The summit crater with new rock generated in the 1915 eruption.
Mt Shasta in the distance.
On the summit - about 1/4 of the hikers made the trip to the actual summit.
Last bit of trail to the actual summit is a loose.
Walking back to the interpretive display.
I was fortunate enough to be here for the butterfly migration!
View of lake helen from the summit.
Snow crossing on the trail, late July
Ranger geology talk on the summit, thanks!